LewyBody2Groups: Lewy Bodies and Dimentia

Description Format Details Source

Description

Dementia study comparing two groups of patients

Format

A data frame with 39 observations on the following 3 variables.

Type

DLB=Dementia with Lewy Bodies or DLB/AD=DLB and Alzheimer's Disease

APC

Annualized Percentage Change from baseline volume of the brain

MMSE

Change in functional performance on the Mini Mental State Examination

Details

Brain MRIs were used to study the brains of patients with Dementia with Lewy Bodies, some of whom also were diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.

Source

Z. Nedelksa et al. (2015), "Pattern of brain atrophy rates in autopsy-confirmed dementia with Lewy bodies,"" Neurobiology of Aging, 36: 452-461.


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